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Manistee County

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Manistee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,733. The county seat is Manistee. The name "Manistee" is from an Ojibwe word first applied to the principal river of the county. The derivation is not certain, but it may be from ministigweyaa, "river with islands at its mouth". See also, List of Michigan county name etymologies and Kaministiquia River.HistoryThe county was set off in 1840 and organized in 1855.Historical markersThere are thirteen recognized Michigan historical markers in the county: Harriet Quimby / Childhood Home John J. Makinen Bottle House First Congregational Church, Manistee Great Fire of 1871 Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Rectory Kaleva, Michigan Manistee City Library Manistee Fire Hall Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Ramsdell Theatre Trinity Lutheran Church William Douglas House
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